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I’ve forgotten the words with which to tell you. I knew them once, but I’ve forgotten them, and now I’m talking to you without them. …
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France 115m, Colour
Director: Marguerite Duras; Cast: Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale, Mathieu Carrière, Claude Mann, Vernon Dobtcheff, Didier Flamand
India Song is a challenging film that contains voiced over dialogue that is almost completely disconnected from the acting and the musical score. 88 more words
The writer and journalist talks about This Is the Place to Be, and the influences that motivate her
Lara Pawson. Photograph: Julian Richards.
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Marguerite Duras’ short novel Moderato Cantabile (translated in 1960 by Richard Seaver) is neither ‘moderate’ nor ‘melodious’; just as her son refuses the instructions of his music teacher to play in such a style, so too does Anne Desbaresdes attempt to rebel against the strictures of her own quiet life. 563 more words
August is Women in Translation Month, an initiative designed to encourage people to read books by women in translation.
Why? Mainly to redress the balance: figures suggest that just 30 per cent of literature in translation is written by women. 630 more words